An international team of scientists, led by UC Davis nephrologist Robert Weiss, have used a sophisticated combination of proteomics and metabolomics to show how renal cell carcinoma (RCC) reprograms its metabolism and evades the immune system. In...
14-May-2015 9:00 AM EDT
The number of surgeries performed on terminally ill cancer patients has not dropped in recent years ¬, despite more attention to the importance of less invasive care for these patients to relieve symptoms and improve quality of life.
1-May-2015 8:00 AM EDT
John M. Boone, a UC Davis medical physicist and professor of radiology, has been awarded a $2.88 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to further develop and research computed tomography (CT) to detect breast cancer.
29-Apr-2015 10:00 AM EDT
The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine have entered into a collaboration with Foundation Medicine, a leading molecular information company. The collaboration brings comprehensive genomic...
20-Apr-2015 9:00 AM EDT
Two UC Davis researchers will help run a major national study to improve surveillance practices for patients with small lung nodules identified on CT imaging and extremely low risk for lung cancer.
15-Apr-2015 9:00 AM EDT
Researchers at UC Davis have illuminated an important distinction between mice and humans: how human livers heal. The difference centers on a protein called PPARα, which activates liver regeneration. Normally, mouse PPARα is far more active and...
31-Mar-2015 5:05 PM EDT
Researchers at UC Davis have developed and characterized a molecule that interferes with the internal regulation of cancer cells, causing them to self-destruct. This novel mechanism was found to be effective against glioma cells – responsible for...
3-Mar-2015 4:05 PM EST
Ten months after California legislators enacted a controversial law mandating that radiologists notify women if they have dense breast tissue, UC Davis researchers have found that half of primary care physicians are still unfamiliar with the law and...
28-Jan-2015 7:00 PM EST
UC Davis #Breastcancer Imaging Expert Diana Miglioretti Available 2 Discuss Import of UCSF #Breastdensity Study
18-May-2015 3:05 PM EDT
UC Davis Gynecologic Cancer Expert Available to Discuss Findings Published in Nature on Endometrial TCGA and Cancer Genome Atlas Study
1-May-2013 1:00 PM EDT
UC Davis Leukemia Expert Available to Discuss Findings Published Today on AML and Cancer Genome Atlas Study in NEJM
1-May-2013 1:00 PM EDT